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More Toronto Clubs

with jazz plus other music options

TheJazzBox.ca Toronto area event Listings, CD Reviews
The WholeNote Various Toronto venue Listings including jazz
Grossman's Tavern 7 da/wk, Home of the Blues (since 1943), casual tavern food & drink
Hugh's Room 5+ da/wk, range of musical genres (since 2001), show or dinner/show covers
N'awlins Jazz Bar & Dining 6 da/wk, Jazz & Blues, 7 or 8 pm start
Relish Bar & Grill Music 7 nights/wk
Gate 403 7 da/wk, usually Jazz & Blues, full menu for drinks or dining in this long-standing west-end bistro

Toronto Performance Venues

with a variety of music including jazz

Four Seasons Opera House Free midweek daytime hour-long concerts including jazz
Gallery 345 Gallery space with grand piano and great acoustics
George Weston Recital Hall North York concert venue with occasional jazz programming.

Out-of-Town & Out-of-Province Clubs

Calgary: Jazz YYC; Calgary Club listings and jazz resources
Edmonton: The Yardbird Suite
Guelph: Manhattans Pizza Bistro Music Club
Halifax: Jazz East Club listings
Montréal: House of Jazz, Downtown ** House of Jazz, Laval ** Resonance** Upstairs Jazz Bar and Grill
Montréal: Montreal Jazz Listings
Regina: Capitol Jazz Club and Tapas Bar
Saskatoon: The Bassment
Vancouver: Pat's Pub
Vancouver: Frankie's Italian Kitchen and Frankie's Jazz Club
Victoria: Hermann's Jazz Club
Waterloo: The Jazz Room
Winnipeg: Winnipeg Jazz Magazine with event Listings

2017 Canadian 'Jazz' Festivals


June 15-25 Winnipeg MB: TD Winnipeg Int'l Jazz Fest
June 22-July 2 - Ottawa ON: TD Ottawa Jazz Fest
June 23-July 2 - Saskatoon SN: Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Fest
June 23-July 2 - Toronto ON: TD Toronto Jazz Fest
June 22-July 2 - Vancouver, BC: TD Vancouver Int'l Jazz Fest
June 23-July 2 - Victoria BC: TD Victoria Int'l Jazz Fest
June 28-July 8 - Montreal QC: TD Montreal Int'l Jazz Fest
July 7-30 - Toronto, ON: Beaches Int'l Jazz Fest
July 12-16 - Halifax NS: TD Halifax Jazz Fest
July 21-23 - Waterloo ON: Uptown Waterloo Jazz Fest
Aug 4-6 - Kaslo, BC: Kaslo Jazz Etc.
Aug 15-20 - Picton ON: Prince Edward County Jazz Festival
Aug 16-20- Markham ON: Markham Jazz Fest
Aug 25-27 - Newmarket ON: Newmarket Music Fest
Sep 9-11 - Port Hope ON : Port Hope Jazz Fest
Sep 13-17 - Guelph ON: Guelph Jazz Fest
Sep 12-17 - Fredricton NB : Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival
Sep 15-17 - Brandford ON : TD Brantford Int'l Jazz Festival

2017 U.S. 'Jazz' Festivals


Apr 7-10 - New Orleans, LN: French Quarter Jazz Festival
Apr 22-May 1 - New Orleans, LA: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Apr 27-29 - Reno, NV: Reno Jazz Festival
May 26-28 - Atlanta, GA: Atlanta Jazz Festival
June 2-11 - Burlington, VT: Discover Jazz Festival
June 6-18 - San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Jazz Festival
June 23-July 1 - Rochester, NY: Rochester Jazz Festival
Aug 4-6 - Newport, VT: Newport Jazz Festival
Aug 4-6 - Newport, VT: Newport Jazz Festival
Aug 4-6 - New Orleans, LN: Satchmo SummerFest
Sep 1-4 - Chicago IL: Chicago Jazz Fest
Sep 1-4 - Detroit MI: Detroit Jazz Fest
Nov 10-12 - Cape May, NJ: Exit Zero Jazz Festival
Nov 22-26 - San Diego CA : San Diego Jazz Fest

some 2017 Europe 'Jazz' Festivals


April 27-30 - Bremen, Germany: Jazzahead Festival
June 17-July 30, 7 wknds - Paris, France: Paris Jazz Festival
June 29-July 13 - Vienne, FranceJazz a Vienne
June 30-July 15 - Montreaux, SwitzerlandMontreaux Jast Festival
Fall 2017 - Barcelona, Spain: Vol-Damm Jazz Barcelona
2017-18 - Isle of Bute, Scotland: Isle of Bute Jazz Festival

Blogs

Cory Weeds Jazz musings from this Vancouver saxman, club owner, impresario & father.
Steve Wallace Musings on jazz, baseball and life from this erudite & stellar bass-playing veteran.
Ottawa Citizen Jazz Blog Regularly-updated jazz blog covering Canadian players, releases and news.
Toronto Jazz Festival / Josh Grossman Musings from the Festival's Artistic Director.

Jazz Online

AccuRadio
CBC Jazz Online
CBC Radio 1951 Billie Holiday Interview
Access to Phil Dwyer's jazz stream on CBC
and Top 10 Canadian Jazz Albums from 2012
CBC Jazz Concerts on Demand
Inside Jazz Current live recordings from Los Angeles area clubs
JazzRadio
Jazz FM Toronto's long-standing Jazz radio station with jazz listings.
Sky.fm Bebop
Small's Jazz Club (NY City) (sign up for free audio archive recordings)

Other Jazz Info

The Canadian Jazz Archive Comprehensive collection of Canadian jazz resources ... a CJRT JazzFM project
 

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click to see larger versionThis flash-to-the-past piece of TO's jazz history (circa 80's)


click to see larger version... and another shared by our favourite Montreal drummer, Norman Marshall Villeneuve!
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